Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #6f409e, is close to the color named "Purple Heart" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Purple Heart (#6f409e), in media, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #6f409e

#6f409e is made up of (111, 64, 158) in RGB colorspace and (29.75, 59.49, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7291038 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663399. White should be used ontop of #6f409e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6f409e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6f409e luma #88.61
Websafe hex #663399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(111, 64, 158) Adobe RGB (103.00, 69.00, 153.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(44%, 25%, 62%) Closest named color Purple Heart
rgba rgba(111.0, 64.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 31.51, -43.05)
cmyk cmyk(29.75, 59.49, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 38.12, -41.51)
hsv hsv(270.81, 42.53, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 56.36, 312.56)
hsb hsb(270.81, 59.68, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 14.48, -62.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #6f409e while the second is the "compliment" #6e9e3f.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #6f409e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #6e9e3f.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #6f409e

Lighter shades are produced by blending #6f409e with white

Darker shades of #6f409e

Darker shades are produced by blending #6f409e with black

Faux-Purple Heart (#6f409e)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #6f409e with gray

Gradients including #6f409e

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #6f409e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6f409e → #6e9e3f
#6f409e → #9a79bb
#6f409e → #ffffff
#6f409e → #9e3f9e
#6f409e → #42265e
#6f409e → #3f3f9e

How #6f409e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #6f409e on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #6f409e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #6f409e

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#6f409emight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #6f409e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6f409e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #6f409e

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #6f409e
Java new Color(111, 64, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 111, 64, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:111 green:64 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(111f, 64f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:111, green:64, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e406f
Python Color('#6f409e')

Base Conversions of hex color #6f409e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6f409e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7291038 while the individual RGB conversions are: 111, 64, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101111 01000000 10011110
Hex 6f 40 9e
Octal 157 100 236
Decimal 111 64 158

Icons incorporating the color #6f409e

If you're considering using #6f409e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #6f409e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6f409e colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #6f409e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6f409e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6f409e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6f409e background.
This text is hex color #6f409e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6f409e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6f409e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6f409e and white (#ffffff) background.